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go to spotskincancer.org to find out how. >> the answer to that question was, "yes, and." [cheers and applause] [dramatic musical flourish] ♪ welcome back to "who wants to be a millionaire." here with nypd lieutenant gabi nolan, who just reached that $5,000 threshold. [cheers and applause] but we did burn through all three lifelines. >> yes. >> so now you're walking that tightrope without a net. we know this next question, you can take a guess. it's a free guess... >> right. got it. >> worth $7,000. >> mm. awesome. >> so not bad. you read to continue? >> i am so ready. >> here we go. let's play "who wants to be a millionaire" [dramatic musical flourish] ♪ [cheers and applause] $7,000 question, here it is. perplexing people for centuries, the odd-looking armadillo was known to aztecs as the "ayotochtli," which translates as what?
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>> okay, well, an armadillo has a shell over it. pretty ugly, so i would say a turtle-rabbit, b, final answer. >> the good news is, you're at least walking out of here with $5,000, but now you have $7,000. >> whoo! [cheers and applause] >> $7,000! [horn blares] that sound means time is up for today, gabi, but you're in great shape, $7,000. you're playing awesome and will only do better. thanks for watching. for everyone who's been a part of this one, i'm chris harrison. we'll see you next time. [cheers and applause] closed captioning sponsored by: hey, need fast heartburn relief? try cool mint zantac. it releases a cooling sensation
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authorities are trying to determine what caused a huge fire at a high-rise tower in the united arab emirates. residents were evacuated and some treated for breathing problems and other minor injuries. it's the latest in a string of skyscraper fires in the gulf nation on new year's eve, a large fire engulfed a luxury 63-story tower in central dubai. >> now to southern california where a brazen gun store robbery captured on surveillance cameras. a semi rams through steel gates. two suspects barge inside. one grabs a rifle using it to smash a glass case and grabbing handguns. it's over in less than a minute. venture rare police say the crime spree started 15 minutes before this with a break-in at a check cashing store. >> the coast guard has captured
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a drug smuggling submarine off the coast of panama. >> inside the sub, more than 200 million dollars worth of cocaine. here's abc's kayna whitworth. >> reporter: a dangerous bust on the high seas. watch as the coast guard with guns drawn intercept this sub four suspects with hands in the air as they pulled them into custody one by one. the bust going down about 300 miles from panama, custom made for smuggling, only the cockpit and exhaust pipe visible above the water. onboard, authorities say there are more than 6 tons of cocaine worth more than $200 million. despite efforts that's include the capture of infamous drug trafficker "el chapo" guzman, production is up in central and south america. drug traffickers are going to great lengths to bring their product to the u.s. >> it's an indication and of the unlimited resources of these organizations moving these drugs and have the potential to move anything.
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>> reporter: this is the second semi submersible vessel they've captured this year. the coast guard says they're improving technology and ramping up patrols. an early celebrity april fool's joke, but did anybody really get fooled? >> donald trump with a moustache on "dancing with the stars"? kind of.
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♪ skinny, so skinny
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it is a tuesday morning. of course, topping our "skinny" is the latest "dancing with the stars" and dropping its first contestant. >> this is so sad. to the ballroom we go for latin night. the competition was fierce and fiery especially when wanya morris pinched a sassy salsa earning 24 out of 30. judge carrie ann declaring him the king of the ballroom. >> those are some mad boyz ii men moves. but hold it right there, maurice. actually tied at the top with mixed martial artist van zandt. her sizzling samba butted in a 24 an impressive feat considering she danced with a replacement pro. her normal partner mark ballas threw his back out. >> i love that song, too. >> our colleague, we have been
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rooting pore ginger zee and partner val also did the samba, earning 21 out of 30. go ginger. the judges complementing their ability to hit the classic turns on the floor. ginger, you look great, honey. >> they looked great. we couldn't go on without getting to our favorite from last week, geraldo doing his best trump impersonation before the set changed to a mexican oasis. from there the couple did some pole dancing with geraldo as a pole while her partner did her best dancing. from there somebody had to go home. >> why did it have to be him? >> the first elimination. can you take a guess who it was? >> geraldo and edyta. >> if i didn't get eliminated tonight, i would have demanded a recount. >> oh. geraldo. you weren't here for a long time but you were here for a good time. >> yes.
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oh, well, bye-bye. next an unlikely hollywood couple trying to weird people out on social media. >> comedian john lovitz and jessica loundis have been posting sweet and creepy messages online hinting at a romantic relationship. >> the "saturday night live" alum featured his 27-year-old girlfriend calling her his bunny. then she shared a photo of what, an engagement ring? >> kendis, has his briefs all in a bunch. don't worry. it's an early april fools' prank. she admitted that the elaborate joke was to promote her new music video "deja vu." >> lovitz plays her love interest. we should call it "knickers in a knot." we don't know what knickers are. >> kiefer sutherland proving
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he's truly a renaissance man. he has been busy making music and is debuting a country sound. >> he sounds good. it's real country. not the pop stuff as evident in the music video he just released for the song? not enough whisky. ♪ ♪ not enough whiskey in the world tonight there's not enough whiskey to see the light ♪ ♪ not enough whiskey to make it all all right ♪ >> i like it. sutherland told "rolling stone" magazine he's the first to roll his eyes when he hears about an actor doing a music project but he says he felt strongly, this is something that he wanted to. >> and the album called "down in a hole" is due out this summer finally, harrison ford giving "star wars" fans a chance for a souvenir auctioning off a jacket he wore in "the force awakens." >> he the proceeds used will go to a medical center that diagnosed his daughter's
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>> reporter: nyle and peta nailed it, exploding on social media. and you thought you were surprised. >> i was like wow, i can actually do there. >> reporter: how do they do it? their secret weapon a set of signals and cues between them that keeps him in step. >> sometimes i tap his back to count him in the five, six, seven, eight. i have the squeeze. i go like this when i want to be brought back for the rhumba, the good old scratch on the back. that means turn around. as soon as i lift my head, that's his cue to come in. we do it hundreds and hundreds of times so he gets to feel how longo hold something, how quickly to move through something. >> it doesn't always work. on his blog, he let people on a mistake during that first dance whether he pete at that time gesture toured for him to come toward her. in sign language, that gesture means hurry up. >> i ran to her and hurried. we had to hold our frame before we started. >> reporter: his entire family is deaf going back four generations.
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he's become an overnight hero to the deaf community. >> to actually represent them, that's an honor for me. >> reporter: this weekend he hosted an event for the hearing impaired. >> hello, everyone out there. i'm so glad to see a full house here. >> their superstar model and now dancer is an inspiration to deaf and disabled children and to all of us. >> it's been a beautiful experience so far. it's incredible. he's showing america that anybody can dance no matter what. i'm so proud of him. what could be more inspirational than that? >> reporter: jesse palmer, abc news, new york. >> oh. >> quite an experience. >> hero, that is truly the word for this guy. what an inspiration he's been to so many people. the fact they had these signals. i had no idea. >> that's all he's working with. >> root for him, every night. >> his mama was there last night. it was emotional to see them together. >> beautiful dance. he tweeted from the show, wait,
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donald trump is on dancing? >> don
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good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. here's some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." >> capitol hill on lockdown. a suspect is shot by police at the u.s. capitol as men and women and children scramble to safety. it's not the man's first confrontation there, but his motive is still a mystery. all the details in a moment. an escaped murderer has been recaptured 24 hours after he disappeared from an ohio prison. one report says he was found in the same town as the prison. he was convicted of beating a woman to death 13 years ago. the coast guard captured a drug smuggling submarine off the coast of panama. inside more than $200 million worth of cocaine. it's the fifth such bust in the past nine months. and campbell's soup changing the lining of its cans.
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the soupmaker will stop using the chemical bpa. the switch has begun and should be complete next year. those are some of our top stories on this tuesday, march 29th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everyone, on there tuesday. what a tuesday morning it is in washington, d.c. after what was a frightening scene on capitol hill. shots ringing out during one of the busiest tourist seasons of the year. >> the area was packed with families and children on spring break and class trips when police shot a suspect at the visitors center, the man identified as 66-year-old larry dawson is now in critical condition. police say it wasn't his first trip to the capitol. here's wabc's josh einiger. >> police towed away the pickup truck he left near the capitol grounds. police hope inside will be the answers this need, an explanation for chaos. it was pandemonium at the capitol.
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>> police everywhere with guns drawn. >> shelter in place. >> people running and screaming. and people just, you know, dropping to the ground. >> reporter: the entire campus on lockdown after the sudden scare. >> based on the initial investigation, we believe that this is an act of a single person who has frequented the capitol grounds before. and there is no reason 0 believe that this is anything more than a criminal act. >> reporter: it happened in the capitol visitor's center where tourists have to be screened. the man approached the conveyor belt and screening machine when suddenly he pulled what police
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say looked like a gun. one officer fired on the suspect and then came the chaos. police identified the suspect as larry dawson who has a stay away order after an out burst at the capitol last october. he called himself a prophet of good. while police stress this had was no act of terror. >> reporter: i was scared. i was thinking maybe it's time to go home. >> reporter: with security tight, capitol police say only one civilian suffered a minor injury in all the chaos. as for larry dawson, he's at an area hospital. police say he is in critical but stable condition. josh einiger, channel 7, wabc news. breaking news from the middle east. a plane was flying to cairo with 55 passengers and five crew members onboard and passengers being allowed off the airbus. no word on what the hijacker is demanding and we'll stay on top of the incident. >> the government lawsuit over and's security is over. the fbi was able to be hack an iphone used by a san bernardino shooter without apple's help. experts wonder if the hack
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applies to all iphones or just this one. will apple now try to strengthen the encryption? the fbi is investigating after hackers crippled computer systems at medstar hospitals in washington administrators say there's no evidence of compromised information but a virus stopped doctors and nurses from accessing e-mail accounts and medical records. authorities are trying to figure out if that virus is so-called ransomware >> a co-pilot arrested for allegedly being drunk has been charged. abc's clayton sandell has the details. >> reporter: this american airlines pilot went from having his hands on the controls to handcuffs charged with operating under the influence. pictures snapped by a passenger saturday believed to show 50-year-old pilot john maguire in custody on the detroit airport tarmac, after allegedly failing two alcohol breathalyzer tests. police were alerted saturday
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morning after tsa officers at a crew checkpoint say they saw maguire and smelled alcohol. >> that one was caught, but what about everybody else? >> reporter: the legal blood alcohol limit for pilots is .04, half the limit for drivers. the faa also bans pilots from drinking within eight hours of takeoff. >> i doubt seriously that there's really any need to be testing airline pilots before every flight for drugs and alcohol. i mean, by and large, we are a very, very compliant group of professional people. >> reporter: maguire has not entered a plea. all those passengers had to be rebooked on other flights. the faa says on average, every year, ten pilots are busted for intoxication. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. a kentucky woman facing criminal charges after authorities in nashville say she breached airport security. they say naja eva haynes was able to board a delta flight without being screened. police say that the woman made her way to the back of the aircraft and took a seat. when police arrived she refused to leave and was eventually removed in handcuffs.
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volcanic ash causing major problems for travelers in alaska. ash cloud from the volcano is limiting travel by air and on the ground. alaska airlines has canceled dozens of flights. the volcano one of the state's most active spewed a cloud that rose 20,000 feet. the volcano alert is at its highest level. >> the supreme court has refused to an appeal of rod blagojevich's conviction. he is serving a 14-year term in federal preuz 51 colorado. his wife says the family is incredibly disappointed. legal analysts call at attempt by blagojevich to get the supreme court's attention a long shot. in the meantime, one of bill cosby's accusers has breast cancer. janice dickinson says a small lump was found in her breast. the doctors will track her treatment starting next week. dickinson is suing for
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defamation and later today his attorneys will ask that that case be dismissed. a threat by a boycott, georgia's governor vetoed his state's anti-gay rights legislation. conservative groups are promising a fight while supporters of same-sex marriage were claiming victory. here's abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: across the country, georgia's conservative governor in this deep red state -- >> good morning. >> reporter: -- has won both new friends and new enemies. >> georgia is a welcoming state. >> reporter: for weeks, more than two dozen big name companies were threatening him, promising to walk away billions from georgia, in movie-making and other business, if he signed his name to a bill that would allow any faith-based business to refuse service to gay couples. corporate america felt the law would legalize discrimination against gay residents and the governor agreed. >> i do not think that we have to discriminate against anyone to protect the faith-based
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community in georgia, of which i and my family have been a part of for all of our lives. >> reporter: since the u.s. supreme court made gay marriage legal nationwide last summer, religious groups and lawmakers have moved the battle home. what happened in georgia is proof that big business can make a big difference. some of these faith-based groups here in georgia say they're not done. if not this governor, then the next. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. you're going to have to wait at least one more year calorie counts on restaurant menus. the federal government has put off implementation again after fierce lobbying by supermarkets, convenience stores and other retailers. the rules would require businesses with more than 20 locations to put calorie counts on menus. the stores say they offer too many item fords that to be practical. >> it's helpful to know when you go to a restaurant. >> it's helpful to say no, no, no, no. well, hockey legend gorie
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howe was celebrated last night in detroit on his upcoming 88th birthday. there was a big cake and the national anthem singer led about 20,000 fans singing happy birthday. >> the red wings made sure it was a happy birthday as they held on for a 3-2 victory over the savers. howe's birthday is thursday. >> happy birthday, howe. >> nice he is still around. he is suffering from dementia and some other illnesses but he looked good. coming up, the end of a tradition for the obamas. a big party on white house lawn. >> also ahead, finding fellowship in virtual sisterhood online. the woman logging in and joining a sorority on the internet. and cracking down on the colorful cartoon characters greeting tourists in the middle of a new york hot spot after our forecast map as we say. it's 45 degrees for the good people in great falls, montana. happy birthday to our director. >> david. >> he's 28 today. >> "world news now" weather brought to you by colonial penn
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it started off as a high speed chase in houston and ended with the suspect stuck in the mud. driver cut through fields and construction sites and then jumped into a muddy river perhaps hoping to escape by swimming away. instead. he needed officers' help. they pulled him ashore with a rope. there's no word on what led to the chase or why he took his clothes off. >> all right. never know. here in new york city, tourists have taken note of a nefarious costumed characters harassing for tips in the heart of times square. it's really annoying. >> is it? >> yeah. >> the encounters may be fun for some but the opposition to the relatively new neighborhood fixtures has been steadily growing. former "world news now" legend rob nelson reports for wabc. >> elmo, arrested. for aggressive solicitation.
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cookie monster, nabbed for groping a teenager. these are just a few samples from a long list given out by city leaders looking to reign in commercial activity in new york's pedestrian plazas. one-times square employee wrote "a friend's son was grabbed by one of the costumed characters to solicit a photo op. the mother was told to give $10 and the character would not let go of the child until the money changed hands." susan, a manhattan resident said, "i have been aggressively approached multiple times by the cd and picture hawkers who don't much like the answer no. it makes it highly unpleasant to walk through the area." the new law would give the transportation department the power to regulate plazas including regulating zones a move designed to give people the option of avoiding the characters and topless women who have generated so much
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controversy in recent months. >> we need to protect the uniqueness and excitement of times square while bringing some order out of the chaos. >> reporter: city council members and times square alliance leaders surrounded themselves with supporters of the law including the naked cowboy, a times square fixture. ♪ this is my occupation, that's why i pledge my full support for little regulation ♪ >> the end. >> yep, that happened. meantime, leaders stress that this is not any kind of ban. just an effort to try and better contain the chaos. when elmo grabs your [ bleeped ] in times square, your childhood is immediately ruined. these are real tweets that come from real people. this is a real issue. >> reporter: the goal for supporters to get the law passed and in the books before the start of summer. rob nelson, channel 7, eyewitness news. >> i took the kids to toys 'r us in times square over christmas. >> hate being harassed by them. >> yeah. >> sorry. not sorry.
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>> i was kind of curious about the banana loose in the newsroom now. nobody called security? nobody called security. >> i do recall that's the first time the naked cowboy is supporting anything that's little. >> anything that's little. >> he said -- >> very interesting. >> it's a little thing that he could do. >> coming up, folks, secret sorority online. >> who is that banana? >> and an exclusive look at sisterhood in the digital age. you're watching "world news now." we don't know what fruit is going to come out next. might be an apple, might be an orange. >> what are you calling me? >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our
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♪ ♪ we are family, i've got all my sisters with me ♪ ♪ we are family ♪ we are family, i've got all my sisters with me ♪ ♪ we are family >> colleges, universities around the nation, their institutions. but sororities can sometimes get a bad rap. one woman is working to change that through a digital sisterhood. >> a secret online community for women that could be shaping the future of how friendships are
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formed. kayna whitworth is getting a inside look. >> reporter: when most of us think of sororities we think of images like this. >> this is a sorority house? >> but emily nielsen is turning that image on its head creating a similar experience digitally. her group girls night in is the 21st century's answer to friendly neighbors but ladies only. >> when people call this kind of an online sorority, what's your take on that? >> it's a club and it's a bunch of girls or at least people who don't identify as male getting together and doing all kinds of stuff. >> reporter: there are nearly 2,000 ladies in the l.a.-based girls night in, ranging in age from 18 to their mid 40s. everyone from executives, former reality show contestants, actresses and models getting into the highly selective group is tricky. at least three veteran women in the group have to nominate new
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members and even then, this he have to be deemed worthy of entering. >> one of the most interesting things about girls night in the exclusivity. they cull member who are not active because those are lurkers who might spill the secrets that allows it to be this be really supportive bare all your dirty laundry community. >> reporter: posts are about everything from politics, relationship advice, designated drivers and, of course, fashion guidance. >> so i'm a guest in the group today. we just post aid picture of me asking if my outfit looked like pajamas. it's a fair question. it's been what, three minutes. and there are almost 30 comments. >> they're supporting your choice to wear fashionable pajamas. >> reporter: then there are the more serious posts. >> one person share had they had been raped, right? within the group and they felt that was a safe place to talk
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about that. >> any experience that these people can have does get talked about. >> reporter: if someone wants to connect in not just through a computer, it's not unusual to place a post and see what happens. analyst sa's suggestion of an online wine and pizza party brought a dozen people to her home within an hour. critics say similar to real life sororities, the group's exclusivity gives it a bit of a mean girl persona. but members say it's about the supporting one another. >> it's not exclusive in like a snooty way, a way where we want to keep the group of people that we can trust. >> reporter: kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. and we should thank our sister network the fusion for supporting this story. >> i like that. it's a community where anybody could go at any point. you don't have to be in the same room together. i like the sisterhood. >> nice sisterhood. where is the brotherhood society? >> maybe that's your next calling. > good deal. >> coming up, the white house holiday tradition.
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♪ to the good old days ♪ to the good old days whether he the mama sang us to sleep but now we're stressed out ♪ ♪ >> well, finally this half hour with president obama's presidency going into its final months, the first family system saying good-bye to one tradition after another. >> and the annual easter egg roll turned into a star-studded event for the obamas, their
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guests and their kids, as well. serena marshall was there is. >> reporter: it was a monday fun day at the white house. the obamas hosting the annual easter egg roll. >> this is always one of our favorite events of the year. it's so much fun. >> reporter: the event in its 138th year could put some state dinners to shame. featuring the national anthem sung by idina menzel. ♪ and the rockets red glare >> presidential escort by none other than storm troopers and appearances by athletes including shaq on the basketball court. the obamas even treat ago the kids to an animated reading of "where the wild things are." they roared their terrible roars. let's hear a roar. roar. >> you can do better than that. >> one more time. roar. you don't have your claws up.
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>> reporter: families from all 50 states partake in a lottery to be one of the 35,000 people on the south lawn for the white house's biggest event. activities like yoga and soul psych were part of the day's fun. tying into the first lady's let's move campaign. it also included the first ever fun run around the white house lawn. >> you've got it. run hard. you're almost there. >> reporter: but if running and spin were too extreme in your easter best, dancing was always an option. >> we've got a little whip and a little nae nae or however you do it. something like that. >> reporter: serena marshall, abc news, the white house. >> i'd never seen him do the nae nae or is that the whip? >> it looked like just a royal wave was what the president did. >> it is. it's coming to an end for them. a few months. >> all the traditions going away. we're going to whip and nae nae out of here. >> you do it, you lead.
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this morning on this morning on "world news now," gunfire at the u.s. capitol. >> the frightening scene as a man with a weapon is shot by police. the details emerging about the suspect who was known to investigators on capitol hill. >> terror accomplice. the intensifying manhunt for a man seen in the brussels airport wearing a hat. what newly released videotape shows as police across europe are on the lookout. >> security breach. how did a woman barrage past airport security and take a seat on an airline jet without showing her i.d. or her ticket. the investigation and fear among passengers. >> later important lessons to be learned at sean p. diddy's new school. the music mogul's attempt to rethink education one charter student at a time. it is tuesday, march 29th. >> announcer: from abc news,
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this is "world news now." >> good morning. we can only hope it's better than trump university. >> diddy's new school. i'm very curious about that one. >> we'll see. >> it's here in harlem. >> of course, he's trying to help out his community where he grew up. of course, we're going to start south of there, four hours south to the capitol where it was a chaotic scene. police shooting a suspect at a screening area, sending families and school children running for cover. >> some visitors were evacuated while others were rushed into offices to hide. the man accused of pointing what appeared to be a weapon at officers is now in critical but stable condition. it's not his first run-in with capitol police. the latest from abc's lauren lyster. >> reporter: pandemonium in the capitol's visitor's center. >> all of a sudden, it was like hell broke loose. police everywhere with guns drawn. people running and screaming and people just dropping to the ground. >> shelter in place, shelter in place.
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>> reporter: tourists are told to shelter in place or run to safety. >> they said there's a shooter. so we ran out. >> reporter: the entirely capitol compound on lockdown. >> we were told to get down on the floor and we were staying, lying on the floor for about 15, 20 minutes. >> reporter: a man approaching the screening area in the underground visitor's center set off the panic. >> during routine administrative screening, the individual drew what appeared to be a weapon and pointed it at officers. >> reporter: a police officer shot the suspect. 66-year-old larry dawson of tennessee. he was transported to a hospital for medical treatment. dawson is no stranger to capitol hill. a judge told him to stay away after he interrupted a session of the house last october shouting that he was a prophet of god. >> i'm a prophet of god. >> reporter: police lifted the lockdown one hour after it was put in place. at least one witness praised the quick actions of the police. >> they did the best they could
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given the circumstances. >> reporter: one woman was slightly injured. police are still investigating how often bullets were fired. as for the suspect, it happened to be his birthday. >> abc's lauren lyster in washington. thank you. breaking news from the middle east. a plane was hijacked with 55 passengers and the passengers are being let off the plane. no word on what the hijackers are demanding. we'll stay on top of the story. >> breaking in you to get to. an escaped murderer has been recaptured in ohio. john modie had been missing for about 24 hours from a prison in nelsonville about 60 miles south of columbus. his escape force a college campus to shut down for the days and residents to stay indoors with their doors locked. police say he was captured without incident in nelsonville.
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the manhunt is intensifying after the brussels terror attacks. the 32 second video shows a man wearing a dark hat and light colored jacket walking with two alleged suicide bombers. and four more people have died from their injuries bringing the death toll to 35. abc's alex marquardt has the latest from brussels. >> reporter: a call for help from belgian authorities, releasing that new video to help find the man in the black hat, one of the most wanted men in europe, seen here walking calmly through the airport departures hall, moments before the blast went off. this weekend, it seemed police were close to cracking the case. charging this man, faycal cheffou, with terrorist murder in connection with the brussels attacks. cheffou calls himself a freelance journalist, and has been detained in the past for trying to recruit refugees for jihad. a senior belgian official on twitter calling him "an
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extremist jihadi horror." but cheffou was released. the judge saying there isn't enough evidence to hold him. in doing so, likely conceding that cheffou is not the man in the black hat. we tracked him down as he came home from jail to his mother's apartment. mr. cheffou? >> oui? >> reporter: he invites us to come upstairs. but at the door, realizing we were reporters, he angrily shouted at us to get out. even free, cheffou still faces multiple terror charges, and police are dealing with the reality that the man in the black hat is still out there. european authorities across the continent stepping up their anti-terror crackdown. over the weekend we saw arrests in holland, belgium and italy. at least one person arrested in connection with the brussels attacks others with potential
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plots in the works. police under heavy pressure to prevent any further attacks. apple is in the middle of a security showdown with the federal government and now off the hook. the fbi says it was able to break the encryption on an iphone without and's help and has dropped its lawsuit. the fbi will not say how it unlocked the phone. the device was used by one of the san bernardino terrorists and may contain information useful to the investigation of the december shooting. 14 people were killed in that shooting. and the fbi is investigating after hackers crippled computer systems at major hospitals network in the washington area. medstar administrators say there's no evidence of compromised information. but a virus stopped doctors and nurses from accessing e-mail accounts and medical records. authorities are trying to figure out if that virus is so-called ransomware. that's when hackers extort money in exchanges for restoring services. an american airlines
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co-pilot has been arrested at detroit airport for allegedly being drunk on saturday has been charged. authorities say john maguire was in the cockpit and acting intoxicated when he was detained. he now faces a misdemeanor charge of operating an aircraft while under the influence. and a kentucky woman is facing criminal charges after authorities in nashville say she breached airport security. they say naja haynes was able to board a delta flight in nashville without being screened. a delta spokes plan says she was able to access the boeing 737 because she pushed past several airline agents to get onboard. >> i don't know, from the beginning to end, they're very strict with making sure that you have everything. every time i go to tsa, they always stop me and ask me for my i.d. they pat down my hair. >> pat down her hair? all right. when police finally reached hayes in her seat she apparently refused to leave. and was eventually led away had handcuffs. another benefit to the mediterranean diet. it apparently promotes healthier bones.
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a new study found on clinical trials found that older women who stick to the diet lower their risks of hip fractures and slightly by about a third of a percent. remember the diet empathizes fruits, veggies, nuts, beans, peas and whole grains and linked to preventing cardiovascular disease and other aments. we've got to get on that diet. >> it sounds like every other diet, atkins, paleo diet. >> it sounds like the i'm hungry diet. >> and campbells soup will stop using the chemical bpa in cans by the middle of next year. it is used in the lining of the cans. there are fears it raises the risk of cancer, brain damage and hormonal problems. campbell is the world's largest soupmaker and produces swanson broth and spaghetti o's. the switch to non-bpa linings has begun. i had no idea about that. did you know about this? there's a switch, tesla later this week unveils its new more
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affordable all electric vehicle. >> what do you mean by more affordable? >> you know, they're pretty pricey cars. this sedan is expected to cost around $35,000. tesla will begin taking orders on thursday in its stores and friday on its website. >> $1,000 deposit required. model 3 is expected to be smaller than other teslas with a range of 200 miles in normal conditions. when had he say smaller, i'd better be able to fit my groceries ins back trunk. do they have heated trunks? >> exactly. it's supposed to be like the original model a for tesla cost about $79,000. >> what? >> when we say this is affordable, relatively speaking, yes, it is at $35,000. >> i need the minivan version. when is that coming out? >> i love that you talk about driving all the time to give this be entire concept that you actually get behind a wheel. >> it's very rare because we don't want to endanger the national public but it does happen on occasion. >> is this how you order your
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car service? i'll need the minivan version. >> i've got to do school pickups and drop-offs every now and then. >> be warned. coming up in "the mix," the 78-year-old grandmother that can probably lift a lot more weight than you can. >> also ahead, why ted cruz insists he will beat donald trump in the wisconsin primary. the big showdown before next week's contest. >> later sawn diddy combs wants to rethink education one student at a time. the bold new charter school he's establishing and what makes it so different from the others. >> don't miss our behind the scenes pics on instagram. plenty of surprises at abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." the bold new charter school he's establishing and what makes it so different from the others.
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an ash cloud from alaska's pavlof volcano is limiting travel by air and on the groundswell. alaska airlines says it has canceled dos of flights involving six cities. the volcano spewed an ash cloud that roads to 20,000 feet. 50-mile-an-hour winds have blown the ash across all of alaska and more than 400 miles away in anchorage, the volcano alert is at its highest level. >> the supreme court has refused to hear an appeal from form err illinois governor rob blagojevich. he is being a 14-year term at federal prison in colorado.
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hills wife says the family is disappointed in the high court's refusal. analysts say the request for the supreme court to consider an appeal was considered a long shot. let's move onto the race for the white house. it is getting nastier as if that's a surprise t0 even say by the day. the gop candidates are set to appear separately tonight in a cnn town hall. >> but ted cruz is challenging donald trump to a one-on-one debate instead as the feud escalates before the wisconsin primarily. hillary clinton sounding the alarm on trump. here's more from abc's jon karl. >> ted cruz in wisconsin -- >> thank you both for your support. >> reporter: -- says this is the state where he will stop donald trump. >> it is neck and neck and together, we're going to win. >> reporter: aer dropping in on the lunch crowd at the altoona family restaurant, cruz unloaded on trump. >> he yells and screams and curses and attacks people and threatens lawsuits and attacks their wives and attacks their families.
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>> reporter: trump got an earful from one of wisconsin's top conservative talk radio hosts, a cruz supporter, after trump defended his attacks on cruz's wife, heidi, saying that cruz started the war over wives, something the senator denies. >> i didn't start it. he started it. if he didn't start it, it would have never happened. nothing like this would have ever happened. >> we're not on a playground. we're running for president of the united states. >> i agree with that 100%. and my views are not playground views. >> reporter: and those twitter attacks on cruz's wife? we asked trump if he'd do that kind of thing as president of the united states. would you be doing late-night twitter wars with world leaders who insulted you? >> it's a great way of communicating, as far as i'm concerned. but i'm not going to be doing it very much as president. >> reporter: but it's exactly that kind of behavior that has hillary clinton warning about trump's judgment and the kind of justices he'd name to the supreme court. >> as scary as it might be, ask yourselves, what kind of justice would a president trump appoint? as you know, he believes muslims should be banned from entering this country because of their faith.
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what would that mean for a nation founded on religious freedom? >> reporter: but something trump and clinton could actually bond over. trump's daughter, ivanka, gave birth over the weekend, giving the billionaire his eighth grandchild, theodore. >> and on tuesday, trump takes his campaign to wisconsin, campaigning in the city of janesville which just happens to be the hometown of speaker of the house paul ryan. jonathan karl, abc news, washington. the latest polls showing that ted cruz is really starting to move slightly ahead there in wisconsin. so the next big matchup could be critical for trump and cruz. coming up here on our next half hour, a major drug bust on high seas, a custom made submarine carrying millions of dollars worth of cocaine. just the latest in a wave of hi-tech smuggling operations. but first, music mogul sean diddy combs founding a charter school in his old neighborhood. we'll hear from parents and kids excited for the new opportunity. you're watching "world news now."
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♪ ♪ ♪ the d, the ♪ ♪ ♪ the d, the i, the d, the d, the y ♪ >> apparently brian said they picked this song because it's educational. it teaches you how to spell. >> you mean like the k, the e, the n, the d, the i. you don't even know how to spell your own name, my friend. >> i was trying to make it work. >> you don't know how to spell your own name, my friend. >> of course sean p. diddy did drop the p. and diddy in his name awhile back but the producer and entrepreneur is making a move that will spell success for a lot of kids in his hometown. >> diddy is now the founder of a
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new charter school right here in new york city and promising to recruit some of the best teachers from across the country. wabc's kimberly richardson has more. >> reporter: he's had several successful business ventures but his next surprising and some say most significant. come the fall, you may bump into sean diddy combs here at this building at the corner of 5th and 104th street. that's when the rapper will open capital preparatory charter school. >> it's real cool. going to be impacting on the community no less. i mean, it's nothing but positivity. >> reporter: students will soon share space was kids from boys and girls harver, a non-profit organization that runs a pre- k and after school program. capital prep will be free and admission is done by lottery. but some admit in general, they're not fans of charter schools. >> they over rely on testing many of them. and i find that many of them are there to break teacher's union.
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>> reporter: in the works for five years, combs met privately with community leaders here in east harlem and education experts. no one was available from the school to speak on camera, many are excited. >> i'm surprised. i've been living here my whole life. you don't see any rappers or anybody giving back to the community. it's a good thing. >> reporter: the deadline to apply is april 1st. they'll start with grades 6 and 7 with 160 students. the plan is to eventually expand to grade 12. i'm curious what he knows about education and educating inner city youth. i know that there's a couple charter schools where you know, well-known people in the community have supported it and an that's wonderful. i'm just curious his knowledge of education. >> reporter: kimberly richardson, channel 7, eyewitness news. >> apparently the school is based out of a school out of hartford which has a high graduation and college acceptance rate. they will model it after that. >> diddy is hoping many of the students will go there and shake their tailfeather and will have more money, more problems.
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we're going to start off the "skinny" with something quite appealing. yeah. so as you know, charlie chaplin, we've seen all these movies and all these cartoons where you have the old little banana gag. kind of walking down. whoops. kids nowadays don't remember charlie chaplin and don't really believe that that can really happen. so now there's been the banana peel challenge that has been taking over the internet. and this young man decided he would give it a go. jason oaks. >> and he went back to puberty. he tried it. and yep, it really does work. take a look. the web's filled with people who are trying the same thing. >> you slip on a peel and that's
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a challenge? >> they're trying to see if you really do slip on a banana. they've seen it in cartoons. >> so you look like a fool and you post it and up upload it on to social media. >> winning. > that sounds like a great waste of time. >> winning. your kids might be doing it right now. >> it's good to know what the kids are up to, right? good to know. >> who is that? >> jack is on vacation. we have substitute producers filling in. never know who's going to show up. >> appealing. > you're a big gym buff. >> yes, i try to work out. >> you talk about this all the time. flex them for us, baby. there you go. i have a 78-year-old woman, a 78-year-old woman who might outdo you. i know she can outdo you lifting weights. shirley webb can dead lift 225 pounds. >> no, those are fake. >> 225. >> good on shirley.
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>> isn't that amazing? she set the record in illinois for 237 pounds and in missouri 215 and she's won in both age and weight. >> congratulations, shirley. i can't even do that. that is impressive. >> she worked with a trainer for about six months and look where she's gotten. >> what's also impressive are real estate prices in san francisco, the most extensive city. this guy came up with an interesting option. he built a harry potter style cupboard to combat the san francisco rent. here it is. it is the average rent in san francisco, by the way, is about $3500. and he built this within a friend's apartment. it is tiny but it works and it is certainly cheap. he's got a bed, deck, shelf, curtain. >> everything anyone could want. >> surfing. >> this surfing video is great. >> 19 years old in australia. a dolphin surfing right by soy bailey, captured together. >> take a look.
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wait for it. there it is. whoo.
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man: constant tingling in my toes. woman: i had double vision. man: they said, "you have multiple sclerosis." man: i kind of had to get a grasp on reality. man: i had to adapt and change very rapidly. woman: i had to lear how to drive with my hands -- yeah, that was interesting. man: a symptom may cause you not to be able to do that anymore, and at one point, i was able to do any of those. man: since i've been cycling, it's definitely helped my walking. woman: it's a fantastic opportunity to be working together with a common goal of curing ms, and sharing is the key.
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this morning on "world this morning on "world news now," capitol chaos. the suspicious visitor with a weapon at the entrance to the u.s. capitol. the gunfire and swift action by police and new details about the suspect. right fight. the conservative governor cracking down on a state law that would restrict lgbt rights. why the battle is far from over. and new this half hour, the pet cat that could cost its owner several thousand dollars. >> feline in the middle of an expensive and emotional fight between a woman and her condo board. fur is flying. and later in the "skinny," it was latin night on "dancing with the stars" from the impressive scores to the disappointing dances, see who dazzled the judges and who did not. it's tuesday, march 29th.
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>> announcer: from abc news it, this is "world news now." >> sad morning. we really thought, you didn't. there were three of us who did believe he was -- i'm not going to ruin it. but the person who got. >> "dancing with the stars." >> i thought he would stick around for one more round. >> yes. but his moves spoke. >> i thought he had the moves like jagger. >> we're going to get to that all in a few minutes. of course, we're going to start on a serious note with all that is happening on capitol hill. >> with the bullets flying on capitol hill setting up panic at a visitor's center packed with tourists. >> police shooting a man who drew what appeared to be a gun. police tracked down his pickup truck on the other side of the building and they say he's no stranger to the capitol. abc's david kerley was there. >> reporter: the halls of the capitol erupted.
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visitors ordered to flee as shots ring out. hill workers told to protect themselves. >> shelter in place. shelter in place. shelter in place. >> reporter: catheryn leff was in that crowd. >> all of a sudden, it was like hell broke loose. i mean, just, police everywhere with guns drawn, people running and screaming and people just, you know, dropping to the ground. >> reporter: the entire capitol compound on lockdown. police with guns drawn, doors in the capitol barricaded. this is the east side of the capitol. we're flanked by the supreme court and the library of congress. this incident happened right in front of the visitor's center, which is just past that van with the blinking lights, underneath the stairs. in that visitor's center, where those hoping to enter the capitol have to be screened, at 2:39, a man approached the conveyor belt and screening machine, when suddenly, he has what appears to be a gun. >> the individual drew what appeared to be a weapon and pointed it at officers. an officer fired and struck the suspect.
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>> reporter: the suspect down, while officers order everyone out. in addition to the suspect being taken down, an innocent bystander, a woman about 40 years old, received minor injuries. the suspect, who was rushed to a hospital for surgery, is known to capitol hill police. he is larry dawson, who was charged after an outburst last october in the house chamber. by 3:40, the lockdown lifted. just an hour after that frightening shooting in such a public place. sounds kind of scary. police say they did recover a weapon at the scene and have not described exactly what kind of weapon it is. breaking news from the middle east. an airliner has been hijacked to the cyprus airport. the plane has 55 passengers and five crew members onboard and late reports say the passengers
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are being allowed off the plane and no word on what the hijackers are demanding. we'll stay on this. >> turning now to your voice, your vote, ted cruz is challenging donald trump to a one-on-one debate after a week of bickering over their wives scheduled to appear in back to back cnn town hall meetings, but trump says he's already won all the debates. cruz tore into trump on the campaign trail and they blamed each other for starting the feud. >> he yells and screams and curses people and threatens lawsuits and attacks their wives and families. >> i didn't start it. if he didn't start it, nothing like this would have ever happened. >> all five candidates on both sides will be campaigning across kiss wisconsin today. a week before that state's much anticipated primaries. >> trump is facing a new round of attacks from hillary clinton. she lashed out at him in milwaukee yesterday questioning his judgment and worried about the kind of justices he would name to the supreme court and brushing off a request from bernie sanders to debate her in
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her home state of new york. she calls it a candidate struggling for attention. >> georgia's conservative governor vetoed a so-called religious liberty bill. while religious groups are disappointed in the move. the legal fight is not over. here's abc's elizabeth hur. >> the governor calling his decision based on sound judgment and solid reason. >> georgia is a welcoming state. >> reporter: georgia governor nathan deal says he will not sign off on the states's controversial religious liberty bill. >> that is the character of georgia. i intend to do my part to keep it that way. >> reporter: the bill would have allowed clergy to refuse to perform same-sex marriages and protected churches and groups that declined services to someone based on their faith. >> today, we're letting them know, no, you will not do that to us. >> reporter: in north carolina, a similar bill that became law
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just last week is now headed to court. the aclu and advocacy groups are suing the state calling the new law unconstitutional. >> this is not over. >> this is not over. >> reporter: opponents have been rallying against the law for days and facing backlash from major corporations legislators in indiana have even amended a similar religious freedom law. tourism officials in indianapolis reportedly believe the law may have cost the city 12 conventions and $60 million before lawmakers took action. experts believe this legal fight in north carolina is just the beginning and this case could reach the supreme court. reena and kendis? >> all right, our thanks to elizabeth. two houston window washers are safe on the ground after anxious moments. their platform became stuck outside the 21st floor of a
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skyscraper. they had lost power and power could not be restored. fire department ladders do not go that high, so firefighters removed a window, put a ladder onto the platform and rescued the workers. you won't be seeing many window washers today here in new york. strong wind gusts are expected all day. some flights have been canceled at airports in northeast areas. there's extra concern at construction sites. gio benitez has the story. >> reporter: with new york city bracing for powerful winds, officials trying to avoid this. it was less than two months ago, when that massive crane came crashing down. >> oh, it broke! >> reporter: officials were in the process of securing it when it collapsed, killing one person, injuring several more. wind advisories stretch from d.c. to boston. gusts could reach 50 miles per hour. the weather in the northeast, remnants of a severe sunday in the midwest. >> why are we outside? >> reporter: tornado sirens going off in crofton, kentucky. >> holy moly. >> reporter: and hail falling hard in harrisburg, illinois. >> wow.
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>> reporter: and with so many cranes in new york, officials are demanding that they all be secured by today. inspectors are going to be doing random searches at construction sites like this one. they're not taking any chances. >> with all of that in mind, we want to look at the forecast because it could be a rough commute in the northeast with those gusty winds and rain and snow. in the west, heavy snow and powerful winds in salt lake city to rapid city. two feet of snow in the mountains. rain and stormy along the gulf coast. >> 40s in salt lake city and detroit. 50s in chicago and new york. 60s in denver and portland. 70s in dallas and atlanta. a woman on new york's long island is facing thousands of dollars in fees in a battle over her two cats. elizabeth colaianni says the manager at her condo building knew that she had one more feline than the rules allowed. it wasn't a problem until she said she had a handicapped access ramp installed.
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then the condo board started imposing fees for her second cat. >> these cats are my children. i don't have net children. i'm not married. they're my life. >> elizabeth colaianni has filed discrimination complaint with the u.s. department of housing and urban development. an attorney for the board would say only that it was an ongoing legal matter. oh, boy, this has been a long time coming, folks. others might say long overdue. jonathan the tortoise, the world's oldest living animal had his first bath. nearly two centuries of grime and grit watched away with surgical so, brushes and a loofah. >> part of preps for a royal visit that will take place. jonathan is blind and no sense of smell so he's okay with not bathing for more than a century. no word yet or when the next bath is scheduled. hopefully it's sooner than 184 years. >> yep.
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maybe he didn't want to be bothered with a bath. >> so you're saying this is torture? >> it's been so many years he's gotten away with this. maybe that's his thing. >> maybe that's why he lived so long. >> if he died next week, we know what happened. >> we know what his key is. coming up in "the skinny," the injuries, the exits and incredible performances last flight on "dancing with the stars." >> also ahead, the special little equipped submarine. it's not for the military. investigators say it's rigged for drug smuggling. the astounding discovery. >> high rise inferno lighting up the sky. smoke, flames and evacuation. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by american advisors group. erican advisors group.
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authorities are trying to determine what caused a huge fire at a high-rise tower in the united arab emirates. residents were evacuated and some treated for breathing problems and other minor injuries. it's the latest in a string of skyscraper fires in the gulf nation on new year's eve, a large fire engulfed a luxury 63-story tower in central dubai. now to southern california where a brazen gun store robbery captured on surveillance cameras. a semi rams through steel gates. two suspects barge inside. one grabs a rifle using it to smash a glass case and grabbing handguns. it's over in less than a minute. venture rare police say the crime spree started 15 minutes before this with a break-in at a collect cashing store. >> the coast guard has captured a drug smuggling submarine off the coast of panama. >> inside the sub, more than 200
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million worth of cocaine. here's abc's kayna whitworth. >> reporter: a dangerous bust on the high seas. watch as the coast guard with guns drawn intercept this sub four suspects with hands in the air as they pulled them into custody one by one. the bust going down about 300 miles from panama, custom made for smuggling, only the cockpit and exhaust pipe visible above the water. on board who are more than six tons of cocaine worth more than $200 million. despite efforts that's include the capture of infamous drug trafficker "el chapo" guzman, production is up in central and south america. drug traffickers are going to great lengths to bring their product to the u.s. >> it's an indication and of the unlimited resources of these organizations moving these drugs and have the potential to move signature. >> reporter: this is the second semi submersible vessel they've
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captured this year. the coast guard says they're improving technology and ramping up patrols. an early celebrity april fools' joke, but did anybody really get fooled? >> donald trump with a moustache on "dancing with the stars"? kind of.
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♪ skinny, so skinny it is a tuesday morning. of course, topping our "skinny" is the latest "dancing with the stars" and dropping its first contestant. >> this is so sad. to the ballroom we go for latin night. the competition was fierce and fiery especially when wanya morris performed a sassy salsa earning 24 out of 30. judge carrie ann declaring him the king of the ballroom. >> those are some mad boyz ii men boys. but hold it right there, maurice. actually tied at the top with mixed martial artist van zandt. her sizzling samba butted in a 24 an impressive feat considering she danced with a replacement pro. her normal partner mark ballas threw his back out. >> i love that song, too. >> our colleague, we have been
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rooting for, ginger zee and partner val also did the samba, earning 21 out of 30. the judges complementing their ability to hit the classic turns on the floor. ginger, you look great, honey. >> they looked great. we couldn't go on without getting to our favorite from last week, geraldo doing his best trump impersonation before the set changed to a mexican oasis. from there the couple did some pole dancing with geraldo as a pole while her partner did her best dancing. from there somebody had to go home. >> why did it have to be him? >> the first elimination. can you take a guess who it was? >> geraldo and edyta. >> if i didn't get eliminated tonight, i would have demanded a recount. >> oh. geraldo. you weren't here for a long time
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but you were here for a good time. >> yes. oh, well, bye-bye. next an unlikely hollywood couple trying to weird people out on social media. >> comedian john lovitz and jessica loundis have been posting sweet and creepy messages online hinting at a romantic relationship. >> the "saturday night live" alum featured his 27-year-old girlfriend calling her his bunny. then things heated up when she shared a photo of what? an engagement ring. >> kendis, has his briefs all in a bunch. >> what? >> don't worry. it's an early april fools' prank. she admitted that the elaborate joke was to promote her new music video "deja vu." >> lovitz plays her love interest. we should call it "knickers in a knot." >> kiefer sutherland proving he's truly a renaissance man. he has been busy making music and is debuting a country sound. >> he sounds good. it's real country.
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it's not the pop stuff or any of the stuff hootie tried. the music video he just released for the song? ♪ ♪ not enough whiskey in the world tonight there's not enough whiskey to see the light ♪ ♪ not enough whiskey to make it all all right ♪ >> i like it. sutherland told "rolling stone" magazine he's the first to roll his eyes when he hears about an actor doing a music project but he says he felt strongly, this is something that he wanted to. >> and the album called "down in a hole" is due out this summer harrison ford giving star wars fans a chance for a souvenir auctioning off a jacket he wore in the force wakens. >> the proceeds will go to a medical center that diagnosed his daughter's epilepsy. bidding stands right now at $30,000 on if only.com.
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nailed it, exploding on social media. and you thought you were surprised. >> i was like wow, i can actually do there. >> reporter: how do they do it? their secret weapon a set of signals and cues between them that keeps him in step. >> sometimes i tap his back to count him in the five, six, seven, eight. i have the squeeze. i go like this when i want to be brought back for the rhumba, the good old scratch on the back. that means turn around. as soon as i lift my head, that's his cue to come in. we do it hundreds and hundreds of times so he gets to feel how long to hold something, how quickly to move through something. >> it doesn't always work. a mistake during that first dance whether he pete at that time gesture toured for him to come toward her. in sign language, that gesture means hurry up. >> i ran to her and hurried. we had to hold our frame before we started. >> reporter: his entire family is deaf going back four
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generations. he's become an overnight hero to the deaf community. >> to actually represent them, that's an honor for me. >> reporter: this weekend he hosted an event for the hearing impaired. a communications company. >> hello, everyone out there. i'm so glad to see a full house here. >> their superstar model and now dancer is an inspiration to deaf and disabled children and to all of us. >> it's been a beautiful experience so far. it's incredible. he's showing america that anybody can dance no matter what. i'm so proud of him. what could be more inspirational than that? >> reporter: jesse palmer, abc news, new york. >> oh. >> quite an experience. >> hero, that is truly the word for this guy. what an inspiration he's been to so many people. the fact they had these signals. i had no idea. >> that's all he's working with. absolutely incredible. root for him, everybody. >> his mama was there last night. it was emotional to see them together. >> beautiful dance. he tweeted from the show, wait,
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from abc news in new york, this is "america this morning." good morning, everyone. we're coming on the news with breaking news out of the middle east. >> an egyptian airplane was hijacked while flying from alexandria to cairo. it was forced to land on cyprus. >> abc's terry moran is live for us in our london bureau for the breaking details. a press conference wrapped up just moments ago in egypt. what did we hear. >> reporter: they're managing this situation right now, as you point out, began a few hours ago, a plane egyptair ms181 taking off from
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